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Unemployed newspapers hawkers demand relief package

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SWABI: The lockdown imposed in the district and other parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the wake of outbreak of Covid-19, dozens of newspaper hawkers have been rendered jobless. The Swabi District Newspaper Vendors’ Union, in a joint statement issued here on Sunday, said that due to the pandemic of coronavirus, businesses had been badly […]


Asad Umar promises solving problems of newspaper hawkers

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar said on Saturday the government would take all measures to solve problems of newspaper hawkers and steer them out of the economic crisis. He was talking to All Pakistan Akhbar Farosh Federation Secretary General Tikka Khan, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) former president […]


Extraordinary delay in payment of media dues: APNS extremely concerned over govt inaction

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KARACHI: The APNS has expressed its profound concern on extraordinary delay in the payment of media dues by the federal government despite clear instructions by the Prime Minister Imran Khan. Sarmad Ali, Secretary General of All Pakistan Newspapers Society, in a statement has stated that Prime Minister Imran Khan had appointed a committee on media […]


CPNE urges govt to release media dues

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The Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) on Sunday said the role of independent media has become more important in the context of public awareness during current crisis, as it urged the government to release pending dues to media houses. These views were expressed by CPNE President Arif Nizami during a meeting of the Standing […]


APNS grieved

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KARACHI: Hameed Haroon, President, and Sarmad Ali, Secretary General of All Pakistan Newspapers Society, have expressed their profound grief over the sad demise of the mother of Senator Faisal Javed Khan, Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Information & Broadcasting. The APNS office-bearers have expressed their condolence to the bereaved family and prayed that Almighty Allah […]


Mansehra newspaper hawkers get ration

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MANSEHRA: The Mansehra district administration gave away ration packages to newspaper hawkers here on Tuesday.Deputy Commissioner Aurangzeb Haider Khan handed over the packages to 28 newspaper hawkers at a function held at his office. Speaking on the occasion, the official said newspaper hawkers had been affected as were other segments of the society because of […]


APNS welcomes appointment of Faraz, Asim

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KARACHI: All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) president Hameed Haroon and secretary general Sarmad Ali in a statement have congratulated Senator Shibli Faraz and Lt-Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa on their respective appointments and hoped that the new media team of the federal government will address the unattended issues faced by the newspapers industry and inculcate much […]


APNS grieved over death of Chairman PBA’s mother

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KARACHI: The APNS has expressed its profound grief over the sad demise of the mother of Chairman Pakistan Broadcasters Association Shakeel Masud Hussain. APNS President Hameed Haroon and Secretary General Sarmad Ali condoled with Chairman Pakistan Broadcasters Association, Shakeel Masud Hussain on the demise of his mother. The APNS office-bearers prayed that Almighty Allah may […]


APNS urges PM to announce relief package for print media

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ISLAMABAD:  All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) urged Prime Minister Imran Khan to announce a five-point relief package for the survival of a free print media. APNS further stated that government had already announced an economic relief package on March 25 and has assured further reliefs to businesses which are critically affected by the present situation […]


APNS hails exemption of hawkers, media workers from lockdown

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has thanked the Sindh government for exempting newspaper hawkers and media workers from the lockdown it has announced in the province for 15 days to stop the spread of novel coronavirus. In a statement, APNS president Hameed Haroon and secretary general Sarmad Ali appreciated the Sindh government’s decision […]


APNS AGC meeting on March 31

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The Annual General Council (AGC) Meeting of the APNS will be held on March 31, 2020 at Karachi. Sarmad Ali, Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society has announced that the Executive Committee at its emergency meeting held on March 17, 2020 at Karachi chaired by its President, Hameed Haroon has decided to hold […]


APNS AGC to meet on 14th

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“The Annual General Council (AGC) of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society will meet on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at APNS House, Karachi,” stated a press release of the APNS. Sarmad Ali, Secretary General, All Pakistan Newspapers Society has announced that the Annual General Council will discuss the conditions prevailing in the newspaper […]


APNS gives ‘Business Performance Award’ to NBP

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APNS gives Award to National Bank Pakistan (NBP) for ‘Business Performance Award’ in the public sector category at the 24th All Pakistan Newspaper Society (APNS) Award ceremony held in Islamabad. President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi was the chief guest of the occasion. Syed Khurram Hussain, SVP/Divisional Head, SMD/SBAG, received the award on behalf of […]


APNS general council meeting on March 14

The Annual General Council Meeting of the APNS will be held on March 14, 2020 at Karachi. Sarmad Ali, Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society announced the decisions of the Executive Committee meeting held at Islamabad chaired by its President, Hameed Haroon. He stated that the Executive Committee decided to hold its Annual […]